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an unrefined, rude person

Synonyms for boor

a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement

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"That ill-mannered boor, the Jed of Gathol," she replied.
Here was a man, who could not spell, and did not care to read--who had the habits and the cunning of a boor: whose aim in life was pettifogging: who never had a taste, or emotion, or enjoyment, but what was sordid and foul; and yet he had rank, and honours, and power, somehow: and was a dignitary of the land, and a pillar of the state.
"And in his last breath reproached me for stooping to a boor!"
``Nay, then, e'en tell the story yourself, my masters,'' said Dennet, turning sulky at these repeated contradictions; and it was with some difficulty that the boor could be prevailed on, by the request of his comrade and the Minstrel, to renew his tale.
He is a mere boor, a log, a brute, with no address in life.--Positively a fly in the jug.
is a man to be horsewhipped by a boor and love him for it?
They arent simply striving to protect the general public from societys boors, who, we acknowledge, have a constitutional right to be boors.
I feel as out-of-place as Goldilocks when the petrol-headed other half sits down to watch the three boors revving around the unfortunate area they've chosen for their latest adventure.
Not since Ivan the Terrible sent a rude letter to Queen Bess, calling her an old maid surrounded by boors, has there been such public Russian dismay directed at the British throne.
Reed Boardall experienced regular problems and on-going maintenance issues, resulting in high repair costs, with traditional insulated doors but has found the Eiger Boors to be a far more efficient and effective alternative.
Tony Holmes, Abingdon Use for a bigger sticker Perhaps racecourses could use big stickers to put over the mouths of the alcoholfuelled boors who spoil a day at the races far more often than people without ties.
If I am not mistaken she is even insulting the Boors with her silly cliches and adjectives which serve to undermine the credibility and character of all English people living in Wales How she can say, without being in trouble with the law, that, "No other nation would behave in such way and therefore they must be English", beats me.
Perry's hoe galls boors' doled mates--Kay's Phil's!
Children's boors by celebrities always sell, right?
SIR - Rather than take the Tardis back to the days of Glyndwr, as suggested by I Price (April 14), perhaps Plaid Cymru and its '250 supporters' should go forward a few hundred years to a democratic Welsh republic bereft of unctuous political timeservers and anti-Welsh boors with mega chips on their shoulders.